Frugal Fabric: Sheets into Jelly Rolls

Quilting fabric is $10+ a yard. I indulge but I also pick up vintage sheets, pillow cases and dust ruffles at thrift stores to feed my habit frugally.

I just turned several pillow cases into these 2.5″ strips. I have enough for a nice strip lap quilt (will post when complete.


I cut the strips with a Big Shot Pro and 2.5″ dies.



I cut off the hem but leave the seams because the Big Shot cuts off the seams for me.


I cut this dust ruffle into  40 2.5 x 45 strips (one Jelly Roll). Not bad for $1.99.  

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This dust ruffle was was much smaller. 160×11 but I love the colors. Also $1.99.

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Speaking of Frugal…

Dress shirts can be used for fabric too. See video below by Bonnie Hunter.

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